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The Registry Armagh

The Registry Armagh

Behind the facade of Vicar’s Hill, one of the houses is not what it seems….With the appearance of a residential house, number 5 inside is an amazing hexagonal stone building, formerly safe storage for documents, now a gem of a little museum- not to be missed!

Dan Winters House

Dan Winters House

Nestling in the heart of Armagh is the Ancestral Home of Dan Winter, one of the founders of the Orange Order. Accepted as the meeting place following the Battle of the Diamond, where the decision to form the Orange Order was made.

Sinclair Seaman’s Presbyterian Church

Sinclair Seaman’s Presbyterian Church

Step inside Belfast’s dedicated maritime place of Worship officially opened in October 1857. For over 150 years this splendid congregation continues to shine it’s light over the docklands of Belfast and acts as a safe haven for those in need of spiritual peace.

Titanic’s Dock & Pump-House

Titanic’s Dock & Pump-House

The Pump-House was once the beating heart of Harland & Wolff’s operation during the construction of the great White Star Liners – Britannic, Olympic and most famously the RMS Titanic. Astonishingly, the dock could be pumped dry of its 26 million gallons of water in just an hour and a half – a rate of two swimming pools per minute!

Roe Valley Power Station

Roe Valley Power Station

In the Roe Valley Country Park is Ulster’s oldest hydro-electric station. Erected in 1896 to generate electricity for commercial use and operated from here under the guidance of local genius J.E.Ritter

Quoile Countryside Centre

Quoile Countryside Centre

Wander through lush woodlands and wetlands of this tranquil riverside haven where wildfowl nest among the reeds and riverbanks.

Portaferry Castle

Portaferry Castle

Portaferry Castle is a 16th-century tower-house, built by the Savage family and prominently located on the slope overlooking Portaferry harbour within sight of Strangford and Audley’s Castles across the water. Simpler than the earlier ‘gatehouse’ tower house, it is square in plan with one projecting tower to the south where a turret rises an extra storey and contains the entrance and stair from ground floor to first floor.

Peatlands Park

Peatlands Park

Amongst the attractions in the Park are a minature railway and an outdoor turbary site where visitors can get the feel (and the smell!) of cutting turf. The Park is rich in insects, particularly butterflies, moths, dragonflies and damselflies. Many woodland and wetland birds and several species of waterfowl nest here.

Watch out for the annual NI Bog Snorkling Championships in July!

Newtownards Priory

Newtownards Priory

Newtownards Priory was a medieval Dominican priory founded by the Savage family around 1244 in the town of Newtownards, County Down, Northern Ireland. These substantial remains are the only ones of their type in Northern Ireland.

Nendrum Monastic Site

Nendrum Monastic Site

Nendrum Monastery was founded with the blessing of St Patrick, and was at its prime in the year 1000. It is a magic spot, a beautiful island accessible by bridges, with dry stone walls, heavenly views and a guide & site display.

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Antrim Town

Antrim is the county town of County Antrim in Northern Ireland. Antrim is a small town not frequently visited by tourists, yet it is one of the more historic towns in Northern Ireland with many interesting sights and buildings of historic note.

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